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Five questions for the CEO of translation app VerbalizeIt

Ever been abroad and completely unable to communicate? Old-fashioned phrasebooks are maddeningly slow and even the newest translation software is anything but accurate. And if you've ever tried to conduct international business using your 10th grade French, you know language… Read more

(Video) calling all small business: big savings, better collaboration

Why has desktop video conferencing been catching on in a big way in recent years, and how can it help your small business? In a recent webinar, we joined Nemertes Research in taking a look at just that: the rise… Read more

Is your home office ready for its close-up?

Most home-based business owners love the benefits: no commute, (very) flexible dress codes, mid-afternoon dog-walking breaks. But some of those pros can quickly turn to cons when you have a Skype video call with a colleague, client or business associate…. Read more

Skype in the workspace beta member shares tips on getting started

By now you may be familiar with Skype in the workspace, a new community we're building that's designed to help small businesses connect and grow. We'd like to share a post from Mark Ralphs, one of our beta users, who… Read more

Bring dispersed teams together with ongoing Skype chats

More and more often, small business owners tell us they're collaborating regularly with teams from all corners of the world. Agencies, employees and consultants working on the same project can be thousands of miles apart. Sound familiar? For growing numbers… Read more

Skype in the workspace beta promoting small business success

It's hard to believe that only six weeks ago, we introduced you to our new free service for small business, Skype in the workspace. It's a community we're nurturing to help businesses like yours connect and grow. You can find… Read more

Ipri Philadelphia takes LinkedIn marketing to Hungary, with Skype

LinkedIn marketing expert and Skype user Victoria Ipri likes to joke about sticking pins into a world map to mark every client from a foreign country. Her digital marketing agency, Ipri Philadelphia, helps companies all over the world put their… Read more

Meetings a mess? Try the sound of silence

We've all heard the complaints: meetings take too long, involve too many people, do not produce clear decisions, and take time away from completing "real" work. That's why we're so excited to learn about Donnie Maclurcan and Janet Newbury's ingenious… Read more

Vacation plans? Try these tips to keep your business connected

It's summer, at last. Are you wishing for white sandy beaches, cool mountain air or faraway places, but don't see how you can get away? Indeed, the reality of today's 24/7 work life is that business owners often do need… Read more

Webinar recap: "How Skype Helps Small Businesses Play Bigger in the Cloud"

What do small businesses need to do in this economy? Well it turns out it's pretty much as you'd expect – cash makes the difference between success and failure – so, as a small business owner, you're trying to do… Read more

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